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The first link references a Ubuntu wiki which details how to install a netbook edition of Ubuntu on ARM/OMAP processor-based systems. It is not beagle-specific. This image runs a little slowly, but not much slower than the [http://elinux.org/ECE497_Lab01_Installing_Angstrom_on_Your_Beagle_%28precompiled%29#From_beagleboard-validation.s3.amazonaws.com SPEd image].
 
The first link references a Ubuntu wiki which details how to install a netbook edition of Ubuntu on ARM/OMAP processor-based systems. It is not beagle-specific. This image runs a little slowly, but not much slower than the [http://elinux.org/ECE497_Lab01_Installing_Angstrom_on_Your_Beagle_%28precompiled%29#From_beagleboard-validation.s3.amazonaws.com SPEd image].
  
The second link references instructions for installing another image. This image is very minimal, and doesn't have a gui. There are instructions for installing a gui, which I did, with good success.
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The second link references instructions for installing another image. This image is very minimal, and doesn't have a gui. There are instructions for installing a gui, which I did, with good success. As far as I can tell, even with the gui, this is the fastest image so far.
  
  
 
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Revision as of 13:18, 22 March 2011

I've installed 2 different versions of Ubuntu on my SD cards.

I followed the instructions from here and here.

The first link references a Ubuntu wiki which details how to install a netbook edition of Ubuntu on ARM/OMAP processor-based systems. It is not beagle-specific. This image runs a little slowly, but not much slower than the SPEd image.

The second link references instructions for installing another image. This image is very minimal, and doesn't have a gui. There are instructions for installing a gui, which I did, with good success. As far as I can tell, even with the gui, this is the fastest image so far.